The Underwhelming Box Office Opening of Transformers: The Last Knight in Context

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Copper

Copper has been a fan of Transformers since age four, when she saw the 1986 movie on VHS and demanded to watch it again. You can find her on the forums (and elsewhere in the tubes) as Copper Bezel.
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Falling in just shy of industry expectations, Transformers: The Last Knight has been the lowest box office opening in the franchise so far. It’s worth stopping to consider why that is and what it means for the franchise.

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Jerrod Carmichael Interview with Hollywood Reporter

Jerrod Carmichael as Jimmy in Transformers: The Last Knight
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Copper

Copper has been a fan of Transformers since age four, when she saw the 1986 movie on VHS and demanded to watch it again. You can find her on the forums (and elsewhere in the tubes) as Copper Bezel.
Copper

Hollywood Reporter’s Mia Galuppo posted an interview yesterday with comedian Jerrod Carmichael about his experience playing Jimmy for Transformers: The Last Knight, including a note on acting for the international audience.

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The Last Knight Optimus Prime’s Sword by MAN AT ARMS

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Steve

Steve has been a member of the Allspark community since 2003. Spending part of his childhood abroad, he grew up watching a crazy combination of old and new cartoons like Beast Wars/Machines, Saint Seiya, various Gundam anime, Gargoyles, Dragon Ball Z, ThunderCats, Japan's Generation 1, Doug, and Batman Beyond to name a few.
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The Last Knight is in theaters and merchandise is in full force across retail stores, but there is one merchandise we all wish we could own…that’s right, a human-sized replica of Optimus Prime’s sword! If you didn’t, well the folks at MAN AT ARMS will certainly change your mind!

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Transformers The Last Knight Premiere Red Carpet Live Streaming Now!

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Travis

Travis Robinson has been a member of the fan community since 2001 and a member of the Allspark staff since 2002. Originally a fan of Generation 1 he's been a fan of the franchise all the way to Prime. You might notice Travis posting as Wheelimus on the Allspark forums!
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As we’re all happy to be able to say the wait for The Last Knight is almost over, and we’ve got the Hollywoood red carpet premiere streaming live now! Continue reading and see all the stars show up for the big moment!

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New Hi-Res Images from The Last Knight

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Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
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With The Last Knight almost upon us, ComicBookMovie has a new gallery including stills from the film and behind the scenes shots. The images include some great looks at the new characters debuting in the fifth film, and also some old friends.

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Shooting Transformers in IMAX 3D and 360° on-set video

Copper

Copper

Copper has been a fan of Transformers since age four, when she saw the 1986 movie on VHS and demanded to watch it again. You can find her on the forums (and elsewhere in the tubes) as Copper Bezel.
Copper

A two-minute 360° video glimpse of the filming process for a collection of action sequences for Transformers: The Last Knight has been posted on the film’s YouTube channel. 

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Mark Wahlberg: Bad Dad

Mark Wahlberg's Cade Yeager
Tim

Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
Tim

It’s a big week for Mark Wahlberg fans. Transformers: The Last Knight is just around the corner, and with it another adventure for beloved Sam Witwicky stand-in Cade Yeager. But as much as we may love him, Cade has been getting the wrong kind of attention in Canada this week. Read on for the gory details.

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Sir Anthony Hopkins Has no Idea What The Last Knight is About

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Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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Although with somewhat of a positive outlook on it, Anthony Hopkins admits that the plot is too convoluted for him to follow. He’s given out an interview to Event Magazine and it’s been trickling through some of those variety/entertainment sites online with a boilerplate re-printing, which we’ll quote below for your convenience. It’s really not a surprise that he’s not […]

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Wahlberg’s Last Ride

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Steve

Steve has been a member of the Allspark community since 2003. Spending part of his childhood abroad, he grew up watching a crazy combination of old and new cartoons like Beast Wars/Machines, Saint Seiya, various Gundam anime, Gargoyles, Dragon Ball Z, ThunderCats, Japan's Generation 1, Doug, and Batman Beyond to name a few.
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Actor, and Boston native, Mark Wahlberg spoke during an interview in BBC One’s The Graham Norton Show regarding his role and future in the Transformers movie franchise.

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Hasbro CEO on the Future of the Transformers Movie Universe

Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner
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Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
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What’s next after Michael Bay? This is only one of the topics touched on by Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter. What went wrong with the Battleship movie? Is there still a place in the toy industry for the Boys vs Girls model? What would Optimus Prime look like if he had Brian Goldner’s face?

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The Last Knight Deluxe Wave 2, Available for Pre-order at BigBadToyStore

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Steve

Steve has been a member of the Allspark community since 2003. Spending part of his childhood abroad, he grew up watching a crazy combination of old and new cartoons like Beast Wars/Machines, Saint Seiya, various Gundam anime, Gargoyles, Dragon Ball Z, ThunderCats, Japan's Generation 1, Doug, and Batman Beyond to name a few.
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The Last Knight wave 2 deluxes Autobot Drift, Steelbane, Dinobot Slug, and Autobot Sqweeks are up for pre-order for $84.99.

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The Totally Bananas History of Transformers On Earth, Per The Movies

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Travis

Travis Robinson has been a member of the fan community since 2001 and a member of the Allspark staff since 2002. Originally a fan of Generation 1 he's been a fan of the franchise all the way to Prime. You might notice Travis posting as Wheelimus on the Allspark forums!
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WARNING: AFTER THE JUMP IS A LINK WITH SPOILERS FOR THE LAST KNIGHT. Not a spoiler though to say that Transformers have a long history on Earth, as the previous 4 movies showcased, but boy do things get cray in part 5 and io9 has the scoop. Click at your own risk!

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Extended Transformers The Last Knight Trailer

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Steve

Steve has been a member of the Allspark community since 2003. Spending part of his childhood abroad, he grew up watching a crazy combination of old and new cartoons like Beast Wars/Machines, Saint Seiya, various Gundam anime, Gargoyles, Dragon Ball Z, ThunderCats, Japan's Generation 1, Doug, and Batman Beyond to name a few.
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With the imminent release Transformers: The Last Knight less than a week away, a new extended trailer has surfaced on YouTube.

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